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I'm a quilting, knitting, sewing, cooking,reading, gardening nut who can never find enough hours in the day to get it all done. Then again, getting it all done is out-of-the question. I'm too easily distracted.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Jelly Roll Race Day

Today we had a Jellyroll Race at The Farm….

And our winner was Claudette!

Look at that confident smile!

This novice, who has 2 completed quilts to her credit, beat out some strong competitors…

Like Sue, who came in second.  Sue has been quilting for a couple years now, and she is cranking out quilts on a fairly regular basis.

She beat me.  I came in 3rd.  I'm not sure how the heck that happened.  I accepted my defeat gracefully, but there might be some teenie tiny voodoo doll making in the near future.  She might want to watch her back.  

She beat Nancy.  Nancy came in 4th.  
I'm betting there was some thoughtful decision making as she sewed her strips together.
I should mention that Nancy was the Winner of the 1600" Strip.!!!

Faye did not participate in the race, but she brought along her Jellyroll quilt to share.
She worked on some paper pieced blocks…you can find her work at 

We had a fun afternoon.  Good eats, Funny Conversation.
Thanks Again, Ladies!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

More Ca$h and Carry!

I'm on a tiny roll here…another Ca$sh and Carry pouch.
The print is a vintage Michael Miller fabric.  I'm guessing its at least 8-10 years old.  
At Least!
These projects are fun to do.  They take less than an hour to make, and they use such a minimal amount of fabric that they are easy to make from my stash.  They also help me use up miles and miles of scrap batting !

Btw…the blue fabrics from the last bag was called Hand-Made for Benartex by Michele D'Amore Designs.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Friday Night Sewing

Last night the house was quiet, so I decided to make a quick little project.
This is the Strip Zip by Atkinson Designs.
Its about 7.5" long…just big enough to hold my glasses or my cell phone.
A fun, fast project.
I'm working my way through a yard of the two fabrics…pretty soon all that will be left are a few scraps and strings to use in future quilts.